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Old 06-30-2009, 01:22 PM   #10
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OK, that's a little more like it.

The CF's I've seen put out about 75W for 20W drain. The LED you linked is supposed to put out 100W fo 13W drain. The cost is about $75 (But I'm sure that will drop quickly). A CF Bulb is about $7. The lifespan of the LED states 50K hours while the CF claims up to 15K hours.

So, I'll probably wait until my CF bulbs die, and replace them one by one with LEDs, unless and until they drop in price. No reason to rush. The savings in Wattage is significant, but not when compared to the savings from those old 100 watt bulbs I moved from a few years ago.
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